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Pharmacogenetic analysis of TNF, TNFRSF1A, and TNFRSF1B gene polymorphisms and prediction of response to anti-TNF therapy in psoriasis patients in the greek population
Background: Although biologic therapies have revolutionized the treatment of psoriasis, patients exhibit a substantial heterogeneous response that could be due to complex genetic heterogeneity. Objective: The aim of this ...
Autoimmune hepatitis type-2 and Epstein-Barr virus infection in a toddler: Art of facts or an artifact?
Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) can cause frequently asymptomatic (or anicteric) and self-limited hepatitis, while occasionally may result in considerable cholestatic hepatitis. Herein, we describe the case of a previously healthy ...
Influence of the sodium transport inhibition by amiloride on the transmesothelial resistance of isolated visceral sheep peritoneum
The peritoneal mesothelium is a barrier to ion transport in peritoneal dialysis. In the present study, we used Ussing chamber experiments to investigate the effect of amiloride on the transmesothelial electrical resistance ...
Immunoglobulin D myeloma: Clinical features and outcome in the era of novel agents
Objectives: Immunoglobulin D (IgD) multiple myeloma is an uncommon variant of the disease probably associated with poorer prognosis. However, data on IgD myeloma patients treated in the novel agent era are lacking. Methods: ...
Preferences of students with general learning difficulties for different service delivery modes
This study was designed to elicit the views and preferences of primary education students' with general learning difficulties concerning different service delivery modes. The main areas to be investigated were: (a) their ...
Differential expression of leptin and leptin's receptor isoform (Ob-Rb) mRNA between advanced and minimally affected osteoarthritic cartilage; effect on cartilage metabolism
Objective: To investigate leptin's effect on cartilage metabolism and the pathophysiology of osteoarthritis (OA). Methods: Messenger RNA (mRNA) expression and protein levels of leptin and leptin's receptor isoforms were ...